Polar Marine Ecology Summer Course II

Polar Marine Ecology is a 3-credit course for undergraduate and graduate students offered by Dr. Rhian Waller and the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences. Taught at the Darling Marine Center and at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, the course will focus on the benthic and pelagic ecosystems of the Antarctic and Arctic, as well as the history of polar exploration and scientific discoveries, and current threats to these unique regions. On site in the Canadian arctic, students will compare temperate Maine to Hudson Bay though group research projects. Field trips to sites of arctic natural history and historical interest are also planned. Dates & Locations: - June 11-26, 2012 Darling Marine Center, Walpole, Maine - July 3-14, 2012 Churchill Northern Studies Centre, Manitoba, Canada

Prerequisites:
Introductory marine biology and marine ecology classes.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
CountryCanada
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionChurchill Northern Studies Centre
Begin date03.07.2012
End date14.07.2012
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of study
Teaching placeChurchill Northern Studies Centre, Manitoba, Canada
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